Kings College School, Wimbledon

Recruiter: Kings College School, Wimbledon

Estates Director

£Competitive | London | Date posted 04 Oct 2021

Required from January 2022

King's is an extremely sought-after school with outstanding academic results and a vibrant co-curriculum. It strives to appoint able, committed and compassionate colleagues to help ensure every child at the school achieves their best. Overlooking Wimbledon Common, the school is situated in one of the most attractive parts of south east England and benefits from exceptional grounds and facilities.

We are seeking to appoint an Estates Director with specific responsibility for the development, condition and smooth operation of the school estate, the management of contracts and the line management of the Estates, Grounds and Maintenance teams. This is a key support staff appointment, central to the smooth running of the school, and the post holder will work closely with the Bursar and Deputy Bursar.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, together with the ability to prioritise and work under pressure to tight deadlines. They will have experience in the management of major infrastructure projects and substantial experience of leading and managing a large and complex estate. Proven administrative and financial abilities, including experience of compiling and monitoring budgets, are essential. A relevant qualification in building surveying or a related area is desirable.

Further details can be found on the school's website via the apply button.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 1st November 2021

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.


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Job ref: Estates Director
Application deadline:
01 Nov 2021